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8 of 9 Statewide Cannabis Initiatives Come Out Victorious in 2016 Election

Eight of nine statewide cannabis initiatives were passed in yesterday’s election. There were nine statewide cannabis initiatives up for a vote in yesterday’s election. Eight of these were victorious, with the only defeat coming in Arizona (a state where the pharmaceutical industry donated hundreds of thousands of dollars in opposition). Of these initiatives, four legalize …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

One Week Until These Five States Vote on Legalizing Cannabis

It’s hard to believe, but we are now just one week and two days away from the 2016 election. In addition to a heated presidential race, there are five states voting on the legalization of cannabis for those 21+. Below are these five states, all of which have the opportunity on November 8th to legalize …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Just 50 Days Before 9 States Votes to Legalize Recreational or Medical Cannabis

The 2016 election, which will be held on November 8th, is now just 50 days away. Five states – 10% of the entire country – will be voting on whether or not to legalize cannabis for everyone 21 and older, while four additional states will be voting on the legalization of medical cannabis. For those …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

All Eyes on Nevada, Massachusetts, California, Maine and Arizona

It’s just 11 weeks until election day 2016, which will be by far the most monumental day for cannabis law reform since the beginning of prohibition of in the 1930s. Five state – Nevada, Massachusetts, California, Maine and Arizona – will be voting on the legalization of recreational cannabis, and all eyes are on them …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

10% of Entire United States Voting for Cannabis Legalization this November

In just two and a half months, five states – 10% of the entire U.S. – will be voting to legalize recreational cannabis for everyone 21 and older. An additional four states will be voting for legalizing medical cannabis, making almost 20% of the U.S. voting on some for of cannabis legalization. Having five states …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

It’s Official: These 5 States Will Vote on Cannabis Legalization in November

By Phillip Smith, StoptheDrugWar.org Arizona Secretary of State Michele Reagan last week certified a marijuana legalization initiative for the November ballot, setting the stage for a national election that will see the issue go directly to the voters in five states, including California, the nation’s most populous. Four states have already legalized marijuana at the …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.

Initiative to Legalize Recreational Cannabis Filed in Maine, Advocates Aim for 2016 Vote

An initiative to legalize the possession, personal cultivation and state-licensed distribution of cannabis for recreational purposes has been filed in Maine, with the goal of putting the proposal to a vote of the people in 2016. The initiative, sponsored by the Marijuana Policy Project (MPP), is essentially identical to Colorado’s successful legalization initiative Amendment 64. …

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About Anthony Martinelli

Anthony, co-founder and Editor-in-Chief of TheJointBlog, has worked closely with numerous elected officials who support cannabis law reform, including as the former Campaign Manager for Washington State Representative Dave Upthegrove. He has also been published by multiple media outlets, including the Seattle Times. He can be reached at TheJointBlog@TheJointBlog.com.